ἐπιλαμβάνομαι

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Forms of the word
Dictionary: 
ἐπιλαμβάνομαι
Greek transliteration: 
epilambanomai
Simplified transliteration: 
epilambanomai
Principal Parts: 
-, ἐπελαβόμην, -, -, -
Numbers
Strong's number: 
1949
GK Number: 
2138
Statistics
Frequency in New Testament: 
19
Morphology of Biblical Greek Tag: 
cv-3a(2b)
Gloss: 
to take hold, catch, trap, seize
Definition: 
to take hold of, Mt. 14:31; Mk. 8:23; to lay hold of, seize, Lk. 23:26; Acts 16:19; met. to seize on as a ground of accusation, Lk. 20:20, 26; to grasp, obtain as if by seizure, 1 Tim. 6:12, 19; to assume a portion of, to assume the nature of, or, to attach or ally one's self to, Heb. 2:16

Greek-English Concordance for

Matthew 14:31 And immediately Jesus reached out his hand, took (epelabeto | ἐπελάβετο | aor mid ind 3 sg) hold of him, and said to him, “O you of little faith, why did you doubt?”
Mark 8:23 And taking (epilabomenos | ἐπιλαβόμενος | aor mid ptcp nom sg masc) the hand of the blind man, he led him outside the village. Then, after moistening the eyes of the blind man with saliva and laying his hands on him, Jesus asked him, “What do you see?”
Luke 9:47 But Jesus, aware of the reasoning of their heart, took (epilabomenos | ἐπιλαβόμενος | aor mid ptcp nom sg masc) a child, had him stand at his side,
Luke 14:4 But they remained silent. So he took (epilabomenos | ἐπιλαβόμενος | aor mid ptcp nom sg masc) hold of the man, healed him, and sent him away.
Luke 20:20 So they watched him closely and sent spies who pretended to be righteous so they could catch (epilabōntai | ἐπιλάβωνται | aor mid subj 3 pl) him in his word, and in this way deliver him to the jurisdiction and authority of the governor.
Luke 20:26 And they were unable to trap (epilabesthai | ἐπιλαβέσθαι | aor mid inf ) him in (epilabesthai | ἐπιλαβέσθαι | aor mid inf ) what he said in the presence of the people, but, marveling at his answer, they were reduced to silence.
Luke 23:26 As they led him away, they took (epilabomenoi | ἐπιλαβόμενοι | aor mid ptcp nom pl masc) hold of a certain Simon of Cyrene, who was coming in from the countryside, and put the cross on him to carry it behind Jesus.
Acts 9:27 But Barnabas took (epilabomenos | ἐπιλαβόμενος | aor mid ptcp nom sg masc) him and brought him to the apostles and he related to them how on the road he had seen the Lord, and that the Lord had spoken to him, and how in Damascus he had spoken out boldly in the name of Jesus.
Acts 16:19 When her owners saw that their hope of profit was gone, they seized (epilabomenoi | ἐπιλαβόμενοι | aor mid ptcp nom pl masc) Paul and Silas and dragged them into the marketplace before the rulers.
Acts 17:19 And they took hold (epilabomenoi | ἐπιλαβόμενοι | aor mid ptcp nom pl masc) of him and brought him to the Areopagus, saying, “May we know what is this new teaching being presented by you?
Acts 18:17 And they all took (epilabomenoi | ἐπιλαβόμενοι | aor mid ptcp nom pl masc) hold of Sosthenes, the ruler of the synagogue, and began to beat him in front of the tribunal. But none of these things were of concern to Gallio.
Acts 21:30 Then all the city was stirred up, and a mob of people quickly formed. They seized (epilabomenoi | ἐπιλαβόμενοι | aor mid ptcp nom pl masc) Paul and dragged him outside the temple, and immediately the gates were shut.
Acts 21:33 Then the commanding officer came up and arrested (epelabeto | ἐπελάβετο | aor mid ind 3 sg) him and ordered him to be tied up with two chains. Then he asked who he might be and what he had done.
Acts 23:19 The commanding officer took (epilabomenos | ἐπιλαβόμενος | aor mid ptcp nom sg masc) him by the hand, drew him aside and asked, “What is it that you have to report to me?”
1 Timothy 6:12 Fight the good fight of the faith. Seize (epilabou | ἐπιλαβοῦ | aor mid imperative 2 sg) hold of the eternal life, to which you were called and about which you confessed the good confession before many witnesses.
1 Timothy 6:19 laying up for themselves a good foundation for the coming age, so that they might seize hold (epilabōntai | ἐπιλάβωνται | aor mid subj 3 pl) of what is truly life.
Hebrews 2:16 For surely he (epilambanetai | ἐπιλαμβάνεται | pres mid ind 3 sg) does (epilambanetai | ἐπιλαμβάνεται | pres mid ind 3 sg) not reach (epilambanetai | ἐπιλαμβάνεται | pres mid ind 3 sg) out (epilambanetai | ἐπιλαμβάνεται | pres mid ind 3 sg) to (epilambanetai | ἐπιλαμβάνεται | pres mid ind 3 sg) help (epilambanetai | ἐπιλαμβάνεται | pres mid ind 3 sg) angels, but he (epilambanetai | ἐπιλαμβάνεται | pres mid ind 3 sg) reaches (epilambanetai | ἐπιλαμβάνεται | pres mid ind 3 sg) out (epilambanetai | ἐπιλαμβάνεται | pres mid ind 3 sg) to (epilambanetai | ἐπιλαμβάνεται | pres mid ind 3 sg) help (epilambanetai | ἐπιλαμβάνεται | pres mid ind 3 sg) the seed of Abraham.
Hebrews 8:9 It will not be like the covenant that I made with their fathers on the day when I took (epilabomenou | ἐπιλαβομένου | aor mid ptcp gen sg masc) them by the hand to bring them out of the land of Egypt, because they did not continue in my covenant and I abandoned them, says the Lord.